Oct. 19 2016
Despite relaxed drought rates and restrictions, thousands of Californians are still going to sewer plants to stock up on free effluent. City planners aren’t sure if it’s a sign that California is ...
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Oct. 18 2016
As the baby boomer generation declines, landscape companies are facing less ongoing work in yard renovations. While there’s no threat of landscaping being rendered obsolete as a business in the near ...
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Oct. 18 2016
Paying employees a higher minimum wage could mean a higher return for small businesses. At least, that’s what Russ Henry, owner of Giving Tree Gardens, a full-service organic landscaping company, su ...
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Oct. 17 2016
The green industry in eastern North Carolina has been hit exceptionally hard by Hurricane Matthew. While some businesses remain underwater, others that have seen the flooding recede can now assess the ...
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Oct. 17 2016
Yamaha has taken its first step entering the green industry. It has partnered with the Ariens Company to market their new engine, the MXV V-Twin EFI. This engine was specifically built for zero-turn m ...
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Oct. 15 2016
Castleton Lawn Care of Fishers, Indiana, has filed 69 lawsuits against their former customers. The company accuses their clients of not paying their bills. Many customers have responded to the accusat ...
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Oct. 14 2016
A total of 330 first- and second-time notices for water ban violations have been handed out in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Both residents and businesses received the notices. Originally, the ban allow ...
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Oct. 13 2016
The owner of a Chesapeake landscape business has been arrested for running a drug-trafficking operation. Marlon Daye, owner of Precision Landscapes, had been carting more than 32.5 kilograms of heroin ...
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Oct. 13 2016
A landscape worker in Melrose, Massachusetts, was recently killed in a traffic accident. Gudiel Lopez, of Stefano’s Landscaping, was unloading equipment from his truck after his last job of the day ...
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Oct. 12 2016
Lawns in San Jose, California, have been victim to nightly attacks by a rogue pack of 20 pigs. Surveillance cameras have caught the offending pigs feasting on lawns in the Evergreen neighborhood, star ...
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Oct. 12 2016
The Carolinas Irrigation Association will hold its annual “Waterpalooza” event on October 27th. It will be held at the JC Raulston Arboretum at 4415 Beryl Road in Raleigh, North Carolina. Waterpa ...
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Oct. 11 2016
Safety is key when doing any kind of landscape work. According to the Amputee Coalition, more than 600 children receive mower-related amputations each year. Thousands of people are injured due to insu ...
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Oct. 11 2016
After Hurricane Matthew’s minimal impact in Palm Beach, Florida, the police force announced that residents and “non-residents with legitimate business purposes” could return to the island. Howev ...
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Oct. 10 2016
A Fairfield, Connecticut landscape company owner has pleaded guilty to evading taxes on over $1.3 million in business income over a three-year period. Donald Biagi Jr. is facing a prison sentence of u ...
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Oct. 10 2016
A joint venture between Bruce Wilson of Bruce Wilson & Company in Scottsdale, Arizona, and Ken Thomas and Ben Gandy, principles of Envisor Consulting, Atlanta, Georgia, is forming to advance the c ...
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Oct. 8 2016
Akehurst Landscaping Services recently celebrated its 140th birthday. It’s one of the oldest businesses serving Harford and Baltimore counties in Maryland still operating under the same ownership ...
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Oct. 7 2016
For the past three years, Bill Krugler has been employing the chronically unemployed in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. His non-profit organization, JobsWork, targets the central city area, where barely half of ...
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Oct. 6 2016
As the ‘baby boomer’ generation begins their descent into retirement, employers are beginning to fret over the issue of filling position when there aren’t enough applicants. A recent study in Mi ...
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Oct. 6 2016
Stormwater, graywater and treated wastewater may soon be utilized to expand water supplies. The Water Research Foundation (WRF) has announced a new project that will allow utilities to bolster potable ...
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Oct. 5 2016
Ten years ago, Dan Eberhart started a lawn care service with his son, Blaine, in Salina, Kansas; he had two push mowers and a scythe. Ten years later, he has two zero-turn mowers on a trailer, three w ...
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